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Gust, after his own peculiar habit, had found means to delegate to the others the actual taking of life.
Savoir-vivre--knowing how to live--was his specialty, in which he included knowing how to die; but, as Newman reflected, with a good deal of dumb irritation, he seemed disposed to delegate to others the application of his learning on this latter point.
be elected as an Iowa delegate to the American Nurses Association House of Delegates or successor membership assembly; (.
The ANA total dues paid by the IMD in the 24 months ending December 31 of the even numbered years shall be divided by the C/ SNA average dues per additional delegate to determine the number of additional delegates apportioned to the IMD from the seats designated for the IMD by ANA Bylaws.
In the case of instructive delegation, a player designs a set of instructions and requires her delegate to follow the instructions.
David Gould of Algoma first became a delegate to General Synod at Vancouver in 1965.
Given practical limits on time and the specialized expertise necessary to enact tax laws that effectively can out the Code's intent, Congress will often delegate to Treasury the authority to provide rules for the operation of a given provision.